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'm wondering with all of this, is this all just technology. is this all stuff that has been happening for thousands of years and it's just because we have e-mail records -- >> i think it is. >> i mean, maybe this is not amazing at all. maybe it's just the electronic paper trail. >> should we still be forcing out top leaders like david petraeus for sexual shenanigans? >> we can just decide not to. that's the thing that's so odd about this. all the blackmail issue, he could be blackmailed by this, if we just said we won't punish people for this, all the blackmail threats go away. i just think that human beings really like sex. i think that's all that's really showing. >> rick, would you go along with that? >> well, well, you know, our european counterparts laugh at us when they see that we do this to ourselves. they say well, you're removing a four star general because he had an affair. we say yes and they say why. as long as it doesn't -- >> in france it would be almost compulsory. >> a lot of americans laugh, too. not just europeans. a lot of americans go we just need a few more ameri
american nation, the congress especially, has caved into this military worship of technology. i've seen that in the last 20 years grow. in the '90s and 2000s, we seem to give a pass always to the military. >> since i get over here about the military, it's almost impossible to criticize anyone in the military because there's such patriotism towards it, and i get that, but it is particularly pronounced in america, it is almost seen as utter disloyalty, if not treachery, to criticize any military man or woman. that's dangerous, isn't it? >> it leads back to rome. go back to the roman empire. the pretorian guard. emperors would pay homage and favors and pay them more money to be loyal to that faction. eventually, the roman guards, military, became more important than the citizenry. of course, they didn't hold up the empire. they are all over the place but they couldn't hold back the barbarians and so forth. it doesn't work. you don't bribe the military. and, frankly, we could be in a position where things get more chaotic and there could be another terrorist attack and this concept of ameri
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